Jack Brown Mid-States

The California Pawnbrokers Association hosted its 66th Annual Convention & Expo October 21-23, 2022 in Universal City. Jack Brown was invited to speak on the science behind refining and offered a glimpse through the smoke so that attendees can make more informed decisions regarding their refining process. He shared a long list of specific recommendations with the group, including these three: 

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In March 2023, pawn industry leaders from across the country will gather in beautiful Vail, Colorado for an unprecedented and exclusive event—the first of its kind. Attendees will enjoy daily breakfasts, fresh and relevant educational sessions, plenty of time on the slopes, apres-ski cocktails, and a grand dinner on the final evening together. 

Space is extremely limited and more information is available at

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In a recent article, Mary Anne and Pamela Aden share "So it’s no wonder the markets are feeling overwhelmed and confused. It’s a complicated and unique time, and one we can’t remember being similar, except perhaps the 2008 financial crisis and the bursting of the 2000 tech stock bubble."

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Our team was honored to attend the Midwest Pawn Convention, particularly since our own Jack Brown was given this prestigious award.

We were moved by his speech and wanted to share it with you as well:

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